||This Observatory, situated at Mount Pleasant in Ballarat, was established on the initiative and with the financial support of James Oddie, and was formally opened to the public in 1886. When Oddie presented the Observatory to the people of Ballarat, it became the first municipal observatory in Australia.
Open Friday and Saturday evenings, half an hour before sunset for single or less than 10 visitors. Bookings preferred.
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Corner Cobden & Magpie Street, Mt. Pleasant,